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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: María Luisa  Rivero
Institution: University of Ottawa
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~romlab
State and/or Country: Ontario
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Negation and Polarity
 Comparative Syntax of the Balkan Languages
 FASL 12: The Ottawa Meeting
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Negation and Polarity
 Comparative Syntax of the Balkan Languages
 FASL 12: The Ottawa Meeting
Dissertation Director * of: On Subjects and Predicates in Russian
(Alona Soschen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Focus and Bulgarian Clause Structure
(Olga Arnaudova, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Romanian Applicative Constructions
(Constanta Diaconescu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Questions and Focus in Bulgarian
(Galina Dukova-Zheleva, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Internal Structure of Verb Meaning: A study of verbs of (change of) State in Tamazight (Berber)
(Karim Achab, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: An Antisymmetric, Minimalist Approach to Persian Phrase Structure
(Ahmad Moinzadeh, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A VP-internal/Resultative Analysis of 4 "VP-External" Uses of Slavic Verbal Prefixes
(Rok Žaucer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Subject-Predicate Agreement Restrictions in Persian
(Anousha Sedighi, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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